IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences

Editor: Dr Tingting Ying

ISSN: 2187-0640
Contact: ijss@iafor.org

The IAFOR Journal of the Social Sciences is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on the social sciences. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was published in December 2013, and the journal continues to publish annually.

Indexed in: DOAJ, MIAR SHERPA/RoMEO, TROVE and Google Scholar. DOIs are assigned to each published issue and article via Crossref.

2018 Publication Timeline

Volume 4 Issue 1
Publication date: December 7, 2018
Submissions are closed

Submissions will be reopened and the 2019 Publication Timeline will be announced on the publication of Volume 4 Issue 1, December 7, 2018.

To submit your article, please first ensure that it is formatted according to the Author Guidelines and then send it to the Editor via the Submit Manuscript page.

IAFOR Commitment

IAFOR believes in “Open Access” publishing, and since 2009, has been committed to maintaining an online searchable research archive that offers free access to anyone, anywhere, where there is Internet access, regardless of institutional affiliation or scholarly rank. IAFOR publications are accessible on the website (Open Access) to researchers all over the world, completely free of charge and without delay or embargo. Authors and contributors are not required to pay charges of any sort towards the publication of IAFOR journals.

License and Copyright Statement

Abstracts, research papers, and video footage are published under an IAFOR user license and are protected by copyright. Users may access, download, copy, translate, text and data mine, redistribute, display or adapt the articles for non-commercial purposes provided that users follow the guidelines set out in the IAFOR User License.

Journals and other forms of print and digital media will be made available by IAFOR to the general public on an online, Open Access basis. By publishing their work with IAFOR, authors enter into an exclusive License Agreement, where they have copyright but license exclusive rights in their article to IAFOR as the publisher.